Returning Books

We're currently accepting returns of Rutgers library materials at the following libraries or by mail. Procedures vary; please read before you go.

  Materials are quarantined for a minimum of 5 days upon receipt; they will remain on your account until the end of this period.

  If you need to enter a building to return materials, please remember to wear a face covering, as required in all university buildings. If there's a line at a table or cart, please maintain proper social distancing.


Camden

Law Library - Camden

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30am-4:30pm
Return in the designated bin just outside the entrance to the Law Library (3rd floor, West building). If you have any questions about materials that you returned, please leave a message at 856-225-6460. IInclude your first and last name with your message, and we will use your Rutgers-affiliated email on file to contact you.

Robeson Library

Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 12pm-4pm
Place items on the cart at the front entrance by the flagpoles. Please call the circulation desk at 856-225-2848 and leave a message when dropping off returns. A staff member will come to collect the items off the cart.


Newark

Dana Library

Hours: 24/7
Return in the book drop, located on the University Avenue side of the building at the front entrance of the building.

Smith Library

Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm
Return in the designated bin by the Security Booth outside the entrance to the library. If you have any questions about materials that you returned, please leave a message at 973-972-8538. Include your first and last name with your message, and we will use your Rutgers-affiliated email on file to contact you.

Law Library - Newark

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10:30am-1:30pm
Return in the designated bin just outside the entrance to the Law Library on the first floor. If you have any questions about materials that you returned, please leave a message at 973-353-5677. Include your first and last name with your message, and we will use your Rutgers-affiliated email on file to contact you.


New Brunswick/Piscataway

Alexander, Carr, Douglass, and LSM

Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm
Leave books at the Click and Collect table outside the main entrance of the library.

School of Management and Labor Relations Library (SMLR)

Return materials to the book drop located on the porch outside the Labor Education Center.


By Mail

Rutgers University Libraries
Technical Services Building – PR
47 Davidson Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854